Motorcycle Accidents: Brain Trauma and Your Legal Rights

You probably ride a motorcycle because you love the thrill of being out on the open road, feeling the breeze through your hair, and enjoying that inexplicable freedom that only a motorcycle can give. However, you should also realize that enjoying the ride comes with safety concerns. On average, there are 27 times more fatalities […]

What Future Technology Could Mean For Motorcycle Safety

BMW recently released a concept motorcycle that claims helmets and padded clothing will be unnecessary in the distant future. The BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 has some very impressive features such as self-balancing wheels, a flexible frame, electric motor, and an “electric safety cage.” The functions of these features is to, more or less, make […]

Motorcycle Accidents Explode Around Sturgis Bike Rally

With the 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally just around the corner, it’s time to take a look at last year’s statistics. In 2015, it was estimated that a record-breaking 1,000,000 people attended, according to Department of Transportation (DOT) traffic counts. Another record-breaking number from last year? Thirteen motorcycle accident deaths. The previous record was 11, […]

The Importance of Tire Safety

You may take tire maintenance for granted, but you really shouldn’t. Your car’s tires actually affect maneuverability, fuel economy, riding comfort, braking distance, and tire life. More important, your tires could cause a wreck and serious injuries. The following article is intended to inform you on why it’s important to maintain your tires, and what […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

All motorists are instructed to “share the roadway” and obey traffic laws to ensure that all drivers and passengers are safe. Even though all drivers have the same rights and responsibilities, motorcyclists have to be extra alert because when there is a crash between a motorcycle and another type of vehicle, the motorcycle is almost […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and while awareness about traumatic brain injuries has risen in the past few years due to an increasing amount of scrutiny in the media and professional sports, it should be noted that brain injury victims are not just limited to athletes. Many soldiers also suffer traumatic brain injuries as […]

4 Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

More than 80% of motorcycle accidents result in injury or death to the motorcyclist, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The importance of wearing the proper gear cannot be overstated. Helmets get the most press, but you also need the right gloves, jackets, pants, and boots to protect your entire body. Here […]

Avoid Motorcycle Accidents by Assuming That Everyone Else on the Road Will Act Like an Idiot

Actually, you need to do that to avoid accidents no matter what type of vehicle you operate, but when you’re on a motorcycle there are two reasons why it is even more important than in four-wheeled, enclosed vehicles. The first one is obvious – if you do crash you’re much more likely to die or […]

Do I Have a Claim if I Was Not Wearing a Helmet in My Motorcycle Accident?

You can still sue and recover damages for your motorcycle accident injuries, even if you were not wearing a helmet. There are many factors involved. The fact that you were not wearing a helmet can make it very difficult to recover compensation in some states, and it may reduce the amount of money you receive. […]